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APSU sends 4 baseball players to the pros

APSU Baseball had four players selected in the 2016 MLB First-Year Players Draft on Saturday, June 11. Junior catcher Ridge Smith was selected first in the 12th round, 372nd pick to the Toronto Blue Jays. Smith was drafted after high school in 2013 to the Cleveland Indians in the 29th round, ...

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APSU baseball got their swag back

This time last year, APSU baseball finished their underachieved season at 25-26 and did not make it to the Ohio Valley Conference tournament. After long time and Most Winningest baseball coach in the OVC was arrested last June, the Govs found themselves without a coach for their first day of school. ...

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Long-time APSU baseball coach resigns after his arrest

UPDATE: According to a press release sent out by Bill Persinger, executive director of public relations and marketing at APSU, Gary McClure has officially resigned from his position as head coach. APSU officials received and accepted Gary McClure’s resignation Saturday, Aug. 8 after his arrest the previous morning. The head ...

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Thirty home games highlight APSU Baseball schedule

Eager to bounce back from a disappointing end to last season, Austin Peay Baseball released its 2015 schedule on Wednesday as preseason work picks up. The Govs have started intrasquad scrimmages this month, with the real games beginning on Feb. 13 as APSU plays at home on Opening Day for ...

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Monday Blog: Bat Govs still progressing across the nation

From coast to coast, Austin Peay is represented on the baseball diamond. Currently, there are three Govs at the Major League level, seven in the minors, two in independent leagues, while 13 current players are playing in summer leagues to prepare for next season. Everywhere you look, from Florida all ...

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Monday Blog: Looking back on the roller coaster season

You have reached the Monday Morning Blog. Following each conference baseball series, I’ll offer my thoughts from the weekend, as well as touching on other behind the scenes notes in APSU baseball. This weekend, the Govs traveled to SIU-Edwardsville for the final three-game series of the season from Thursday, May ...

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